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Hotel rooms bugged and documents stolen! – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

Think that Watergate was the beginning of Washington break-ins? Think again! Check out this 1958 television clip from the Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection related to the Sherman Adams-Bernard Goldfine investigation:

Dick Clark and the payola scandals – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection.

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

Dick Clark was called before Congress in 1960 due to allegations of receiving "payola." Here is a statement he made following the first session on April 29, 1960:

States Rights (1962) – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm collection

Monday, July 15th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

The balance between federal and state power is a recurring theme in the American political dialogue as seen in this 1962 clip of HEW Secretary Anthony J. Celebrezze speaking at the National Press Club: